The student-run newspaper of Westridge School for Girls, Spyglass strives to build community and evoke empathy through the medium of journalism. Comprised of passionate student writers, editors, designers, managers, and leaders, Spyglass is dedicated to ethical reporting that amplifies our unique voices to inform, entertain, and forge connection in the Westridge community and beyond.

Spyglass

The student-run newspaper of Westridge School for Girls, Spyglass strives to build community and evoke empathy through the medium of journalism. Comprised of passionate student writers, editors, designers, managers, and leaders, Spyglass is dedicated to ethical reporting that amplifies our unique voices to inform, entertain, and forge connection in the Westridge community and beyond.

Spyglass

The student-run newspaper of Westridge School for Girls, Spyglass strives to build community and evoke empathy through the medium of journalism. Comprised of passionate student writers, editors, designers, managers, and leaders, Spyglass is dedicated to ethical reporting that amplifies our unique voices to inform, entertain, and forge connection in the Westridge community and beyond.

Spyglass

Etc.

Embracing Autumn: a How-To

Embracing Autumn: a How-To

Mirella C. October 3, 2022

Autumn—the season of pumpkin spice, black cats, and walking amidst the fall foliage—is approaching, slowly but surely. Finally, after an agonizingly hot summer, we can seek solace in the new season’s...

What to Say When You Get Dress Coded

What to Say When You Get Dress Coded

Ilena M. October 3, 2022

It’s Cookie Tuesday, the sun is shining, and you’re making your way to H-block in your Westridge sweatpants, Urban Outfitters crop top, and navy-blue flannel. You turn a corner and—poof!—Gary Baldwin...

4 Back-To-School Tips and Tricks

4 Back-To-School Tips and Tricks

Reed D. October 3, 2022

  It’s back-to-school season! Depending on which type of person you are, this reality could either send you into a downward spiral of anxiety and despair, or get you excited to spend all your...

Advanced Knife Juggling 101 & Other Suggested Replacements to the AP Curriculum

Advanced Knife Juggling 101 & Other Suggested Replacements to the AP Curriculum

Ilena M. March 21, 2022

“…Westridge has decided to move away from the College Board's Advanced Placement (AP) program. It will be replaced with Advanced Courses designed to make rigor come alive in ways that promote deeper...

Spyglass Picks: Holiday Recipes

Spyglass’ Picks: Holiday Recipes

December 13, 2021

Cooking--the lengthy process is typically embarked upon to show love for one’s friends and family. So, it’s not a surprise that cooking is a major part of the holidays, a time all about celebrating...

Avoid the Shipping Crisis with Handmade Holiday Gifts

Avoid the Shipping Crisis with Handmade Holiday Gifts

Reed D. December 13, 2021

With the global supply chain still facing disruptions as a result of the pandemic, many are concerned about finding gifts that will arrive for the upcoming holiday season. Instead of wishing and praying...

Etc.: Halloween Edition

Spyglass Staff October 31, 2021

Celebrate Spooky Season with sweet and silly stories from Spyglass.

Julia Roberts In Review

Julia Roberts In Review

Isabella W. March 12, 2021

While Julia Roberts’ movies have always been widely admired, the extra time in quarantine allowed me to watch almost all of her movies. The way she can easily transform from character to character from...

The Abraham Lincoln

Alternative Ways to Wear Masks: A Photo Essay

Ilena M. January 29, 2021
It’s no surprise so many Americans are refusing to keep on their masks -- there are just so many great ways to wear them, other than over your mouth and nose. These eight alternative fashions are oh-so-stylish, you’ll be tempted to break CDC guidelines in no time!
Opinon: Marzipan Memories

Opinon: Marzipan Memories

Isabella W. January 26, 2021

My dad and I usually make candy during Christmas as a part of Danish tradition, but when looking for our usual chocolate and marzipan ingredients, the marzipan was hard to find and much too expensive....

Load More Stories